Y5 Tag Rugby Report


2nd May 2019

The Tag Rugby event is one of the highlights of the Primary School Festival calendar. Hosted by Houghton Rugby club and Vigor Rugby, the event this year was held at St Michael's school, using the club's pitches on Durham Road. All the five primary schools attended, bringing over 160 pupils to compete on the day. 18 teams were divided into 6 groups. The groups games determined who was seeded 1 to 4 in the knock out stages.

It was the battle of the St Michaels teams in the knock out stage. A sizable crowd gathered to see which St Michaels team would reach the semi finals. 

The semi-finals had teams from four different schools 

St John Boste 

St Bedes

St Michaels

St Josephs

Winners of the event were St Michaels after overcoming a strong St Bedes team in a thrilling final. St John Boste finished 3rd after an equally hard fought play-off match.